Martin, Louis E.: Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 5/11/1966
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About Oral History
Martin, Louis (Louis Emmanuel), 1912-1997
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In this interview Martin discusses helping fill government positions after John F. Kennedy [JFK] is elected President, 1960; the appointment of African American judges, including Thurgood Marshall to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; providing African American candidates for different agency positions; civil rights crises during JFK’s Administration; Lee White as the White House advisor on civil rights; the civil rights bill introduced in 1963; religious groups in the civil rights movement; the issue of “white backlash”; and working for President JFK versus working for President Lyndon B. Johnson, among other issues.
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11 May 1966
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Donated to the United States
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